5 More Money Related Phrasal Verbs
Carrying on with our monthly topic of money, here are 5 more Phrasal Verbs for you to get acquainted with!
Back Out/ Pull out of: To retreat from something after initial interest.
- He spent 3 weeks getting the financing together but then the seller backed/pulled out of the deal.
Bail out: To give a financially troubled institute money.
- After the 2008, many banks and companies had to be bailed out with tax payer money.
Buy Out: To take over a company or purchase shares.
- Bob and Mark started a business twenty years, and when Bob decided to go back to college Mark bought him out.
Do without: To deny oneself of certain comforts or benefits.
- Ever since the budget cuts our department has had to do without the free coffee.
Pay Back: To repay or to return a loan.
- Don’t lend Javier any money, he won’t pay it back.
Clases de Inglés en Sevilla
See if you can put them into practice, fill in the gaps with the correct work.
- The deal didn’t go ahead in the end because one of the parties____________ of the deal at the last minute.
- After Laura lost all of her holiday money at the casino her family_______________ and lent her the money to get back home.
- In 2012 Facebook___________ Instagram for $1 billion.
- To save money this month we are going to____________ Air Conditioning.
- I have to__________ the money the bank lent me so I could buy my house.